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[Photograph of Hannover Hauptbahnhof]

Description: Photograph of Hannover Hauptbahnhof, the main railway station of Hannover, Germany. A sign written with "Hannover Hbf" stands in front of a structure with a rounded roof that covers the tracks. A series of metal poles and a stairway can be seen to the left.
Date: 1944~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Hannover Hauptbahnhof]

Description: Photograph of Hannover Hauptbahnhof, the main railway station of Hannover, Germany. A sign written with "Hannover Hbf" stands in front of a structure with a rounded roof that covers the tracks.
Date: 1944~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Rail Yard]

Description: Photograph of several train tracks in a rail yard. Numerous posts and and rail cars are visible. A hill rises in the background.
Date: 1944~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Texas and Pacific Railway Terminal

Description: Photograph of the Texas and Pacific Terminal at Main and Front Streets in Fort Worth, Texas taken from a postcard. It opened on Dec 16, 1889. The red brick building with a fountain in a foreground was designed by architect O.H. Lang. It served Fort Worth until 1931, when a new larger terminal opened.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

First Texas and Pacific Railway Station on Fire

Description: Photograph of a fire at the Texas and Pacific Railway Station in Fort Worth, Texas on April 3, 1909. The fire originated in a barn and quickly swept through the city. The damages to the T&P railway were estimated at $250,000. The red brick station was built in 1899 and was torn down in 1931.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

First Texas and Pacific Railway Station on Fire

Description: Photograph of a fire at the Texas and Pacific Railway Station in Fort Worth, Texas on April 3, 1909. The fire originated in a barn and quickly swept through the city. The damages to the T&P railway were estimated at $250,000. The red brick station was built in 1899 and was torn down in 1931.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Views of the Texas and Pacific Railway in Fort Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph with various railroad scenes from Fort Worth Texas. Included are pictures of the T&P Railway station's exterior, interior and round house. Also included is a view of the Santa Fe Union Station's exterior, a Texas Cowboy on a horse, and the Diminutive Perfect Locomotive built by R.S. Costan.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Awaiting the Train]

Description: Copy negative of citizens of Jacksonville awaiting the arrival of President William Howard Taft by train at the I. & G. N. railroad station. The mayor, M. L. "Bud" Earle, stands second from the right. With him are Civil War veterans, many of whom wear ribbon badges.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Business District]

Description: Copy negative of a street scene in Jacksonville's business district. Stores on the right side of the street are, from front to back, Ragsdale Brothers General Mdse., John H. Bolton Drug Store, J. L. Brown Department Store, Brown & Dixon Dry Goods, Gragard Bros. & Co. Hardware, and First State Bank. The large building on the far right is a cotton mill, and the Cotton Belt Railroad station is opposite it.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Early Jacksonville Business District]

Description: Copy negative of Jacksonville's business district prior to 1917. The long building to the left was the Spear House and then the Pearl Hotel. The tall building in the center foreground was the first home of the First National Bank. A windmill and water tank can be seen on the far right. The Union Baptist Church is on the left, while the Benson Chapel Methodist is on the right. At the far upper right is the Ragsdale home. The building in front of the hotel was the first home of the International & Great Northern Railroad station.
Date: November 19, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Cotton Belt train at Dallas Union Terminal]

Description: St. Louis - Southwestern (cotton Belt) Railroad train No. 2, headed by Engine No. 308, a 1600 H.P. Alco - GE diesel electric locomotive, at Dallas Union terminal on June 1, 1952.
Date: June 1, 1952
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Sunset Limited" at Santa Barbara depot]

Description: In the days when Steam was King, Southern Pacific's "Sunset Limited" train No. 2 eastbound, headed by Engine No. 2286 - a Pacific type 4-6-2- locomotive - with a consist of nine standard heavyweight cars - awaits the conductor's "B-o-a-rd!" at the depot in Santa Barbara.
Date: c. 1916
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Chicago and North Western Railway's passenger station]

Description: This photograph depicts one of the nations finest railroad passenger stations - Chicago and North Western Railway's Chicago passenger station. Sign above the station says" Streamliners, North Western, Union Pacific"
Date: c. 1948
Creator: Allison - Lightall
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Daylight Special" at Chicago Central Station]

Description: One of the Illinois Central's de luxe passenger trains; the "Daylight Special" train No. 19 southbound, stands in the Central Station in Chicago - as passengers entrain - prior to the departure hour : 10:02 AM. This train (and its companion, No. 20 northbound) operated between Chicago, Springfield, and St. Louis. The rail distance was 294.17 miles; and the schedule was 7 hours and 44 minutes: equivalent to a running time of about 40 miles per hour. This photograph was taken in the summer of 1911. This was a modern train in that era - cited in the Official Guide of the Railways (June 1916) as: All steel and electric-lighted. The consist included: chair cars and coaches, cafe-club car and Observation Parlor car.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Pacific steam engine leaving the Chicago station]

Description: Most of the Chicago and North Western Railway's fleet of passenger trains traveled behind Pacifics like No. 2911, seen here leaving the Chicago station in 1939. The city of Chicago is in the background of this photo.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Texas Special" arriving at Highland Park Station]

Description: Missouri - Kansas - Texas (KATY) Railroad's "Texas Special" train No. 2, northbound, headed by Engine No. 388, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, arriving at Highland Park station, enroute from the Dallas Union Station to St. Louis.
Date: December 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Suburban-bound trains at Chicago Station]

Description: The Chicago and North Western Railway - spanning a period of many years - always operated the largest fleer of commuter trains into and out of the "Windy City". This scene portrays seven suburban-bound trains which have departed from the Chicago Station. The city of Chicago is in the background.
Date: c. 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Blizzard in the Chicago Station]

Description: One of the most unique of all railroad photographs: It is a January night in 1958 and a blizzard-snowstorm rages in the "Windy City". This scene is in the yards - the Chicago and North Western Railway's Chicago passenger station is visible in the background. Observe the gas jets which are keeping switches from being frozen.
Date: January 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad